Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Joe Truini applying caulk to drywall ceiling around recessed light fixture hole.

How to Seal Recessed Light Fixtures for Energy Efficiency

Watch this video to find out how to seal recessed light fixtures to improve energy efficiency by caulking the trim kit to the ceiling.
Joe Truini attaching masking tape to drop cloth and trim.

Keeping Drop Cloths in Place When Painting a Room

Watch this video to find out how to keep drop cloths against walls when painting a room to prevent paint from getting on the floor.
Using a handsaw on top of a tile spacer to cut door casing for tile floor.

How to Cut Door Jambs When Laying a Tile Floor

Watch this video to find out how to cut door jambs and casings with a handsaw when laying a tile floor.
Applying joint compound to hardware cloth patch in drywall.

Repairing a Hole in Drywall with Hardware Cloth

Watch this video for an easy way to patch a hole in drywall using a piece of hardware cloth, a pencil, and joint compound.
Danny Lipford and Joe Truini installing paneling on wall.

How to Hide Seams When Installing Paneling

Watch this video for a tip on how to keep drywall from showing through the seams between sheets of paneling when installing paneling in a room.
Homemade marking jig for baseboard and other moldings.

DIY Jig to Mark Baseboard Moldings for Cutting

A simple way to mark baseboards and other moldings for cutting is by making a homemade jig called a preacher from a scrap board. Watch this video to find out how.
Drywall tape roll holder made from wire hanger hooked on belt.

How to Make a Drywall Tape Roll Holder

Watch this video to find out how to make a homemade drywall tape holder from a wire coat hanger which attaches to your belt to hold a roll of drywall tape.
Using a hammer to tap out a tile plug.

How to Drill a Large Hole in Tile

Watch this video to find out how to drill a large diameter hole in tile using a nail set, drill bit, chisel, and hammer.
Drilling a hole for an adjustable shelf in a bookcase.

DIY Adjustable Shelf Hole Drilling Jig

Find out how to make a simple jig from pegboard to drill evenly spaced holes in bookcases and cabinets for adjustable shelves. Watch this video to find out more.